We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Taste on Melrose

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
West Hollywood
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313 (La Cienega Blvd.)
+1 323-852-6888
Website
Today
10:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon 15:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 134: English reviews
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
377 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place, it doesn't look that glamorous from the outside, but through the back it;s fabulous, light and airy, spacious and well presented, we didn't have time to eat but we shared a bottle of wine and could have stayed there longer bu we had plans, they have a good happy hour....really nice place, great location on Melrose... More 

Helpful?
Thank worldwide002
California
Level Contributor
88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is by the corner of La Cienega and Melrose. You have the option to eat a la carte but they have great menu options. The service is excellent and they serve quite large portions. It is very well priced for the quality and amount of food you get. The chocolate bread pudding was to die for!

Helpful?
Thank COMTECIERGE
West Hollywood, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was searching for a brunch spot local to home and went online to do a search and Taste of Melrose popped up. I had never heard of this location and wanted to check it out. We arrived and were told that we required a reservation. Needless to say they accommodate our party. The placed looked quite small and once... More 

Helpful?
Thank Paa C
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this restaurant it is always consistently good. The servers are extremely helpful and the back area is a lot larger and just adorable. I

Helpful?
Thank Pauseinjoy
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a reservation and were seated right away. The restaurant seating is tight, but the food made up for it. There were four of us and we all ordered different dishes. Everyone was pleased with their selection.

Helpful?
Thank greeneyes7449
Level Contributor
69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I love coming here. I haven't been in a few years but just made it back to reconnect with an old friend. The Brussel sprouts and artichoke apps were amazing! The roasted chicken breast was so good! Great service and great people watching!

Helpful?
Thank Andrea M
Chandler, Arizona
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Taste was an excellent choice to stop in Melrose for a lovely glass of wine & a delightful menu. I had the rigatoni bolonese & my husband had the Kobe burger. The choice we difficult with the excellent choices & twist on favorite recipes, such as the truffle mac & cheese. A nice adult environment & place to meet friends.... More 

Helpful?
Thank hjquinlan
Los Angeles, CA
Level Contributor
65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

For the second time at TASTE I had an unpleasant experience when checking in. Both times there were 70% or more empty tables and the first time we were told we had to wait 25 minutes to sit and the second time the patio was empty and were told we couldn't sit there (1.5 hours later it was still empty).... More 

Helpful?
Thank SurferinLA
Newport Beach, CA
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had Sunday brunch at this restaurant. Would highly recommend making reservations as it got very crowded around 11/11:30. Food was delicious and the service was very quick and efficient. The restaurant has a lot of different rooms, including an outdoor area on Melrose and a back patio area that's quieter as well as interior rooms. Lots of options to... More 

Helpful?
Thank rugglesruggiero
Snohomish, Washington, United States
Level Contributor
32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We chose Taste based on a local's recommendation and we're so glad we did! Delicious drinks, fantastic food, and superb service. The Tasty Mule was divine and Happy Hour in the Atrium is a must! **They brought us the Chocolate Bread Pudding as a bonus for being there to celebrate our birthdays!**

Helpful?
Thank Alyssa C

Travellers who viewed Taste on Melrose also viewed

 
West Hollywood, CA
West Hollywood, CA
 

Been to Taste on Melrose? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
15:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
    (La Cienega Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-852-6888
Description
Taste on Melrose is Melrose Avenue friendliest neighbor, homey yet sophisticated. With its relaxed setting, updated American comfort cuisine and eminently moderate prices, Taste on Melrose offers everything that people are looking for in a neighborhood restaurant. Located in the mids of the swanky stretch of trend setting Melrose Avenue with the likes of Marc Jacobs and Diane Von Furstenburg. Taste on Melrose is a neighborhood favorite for stylish Angelinos with a preference for elegant surroundings and a comforting, laid-back dining experience.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Taste on Melrose staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in West Hollywood

Neighbourhood Profile
West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still maintains the title, but has also become the “it” neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of wide boulevards and narrow residential streets. The neighborhood also has a concentration of the most avant-garde restaurants in Los Angeles (rivaled only by the burgeoning restaurant scene Downtown). A trip to the iconic Sunset Strip, with its many clubs, music venues, hotels and flashing lights won’t be forgotten.
Explore this neighbourhood